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Preliminary Deer Harvest Lower than Expected


November 28, 2018

LINCOLN – Nebraska’s muzzleloader deer season opens Dec. 1 and those shooting black-powder firearms are gearing up.

“Temperatures are dropping and the deer are going to be moving in search of high-energy foods,” Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator Jackson Ellis said. “This is a great chance to spend some time outside and take the opportunity to put some meat in the freezer.”

Follow these tips for a safe muzzleloader season:

Muzzleloader hunters are required to visibly wear 400 square inches of blaze orange on their head, chest and back during the December season.

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